Thursday, June 2, 2022

Spring Bird Migration 2022 - Part 2

Spring bird migration has peaked in the NYC area as most of the migrants are continuing on their way to their northern nesting grounds. Below are a few highlights seen in Tompkins Square Park, Central Park, Governors Island and Jamaica Bay.

 Magnolia warbler:

Magnolia warbler in Central Park

Magnolia warbler in Central Park


Blackburnian warbler in Tompkins Square Park


Yellow-rumped warbler

Yellow-rumped warbler


Black-throated blue warbler in Central Park


Indigo bunting in Central Park


Baltimore Oriole at Jamaica Bay

Baltimore Oriole at Jamaica Bay


Seaside sparrow on Governors Island


American goldfinch on Governors Island


Ruby-crowned kinglet in Central Park


Black-and-white warbler in Central Park


Bay-breasted warbler in Tompkins Square Park


Northern Parula in Tompkins Square Park


Nashville warbler in Central Park

It's also the time of year to start seeing fledgling birds, like this sweet little European Starling.

Fledgling starling at Jamaica Bay

Not a songbird, but Ospreys migrate to Jamaica Bay in the spring to nest and this one shows us its bright eyes illuminated by the sunset.

Osprey at Jamaica Bay

Previously: Spring Bird Migration 2022 - Part 1.


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